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Cook Islands have defeated American Samoa 4-0 on the second day of action for Group B at the OFC U-16 Women’s Championship 2017.

American Samoa: 23. Zena FOMA’I (GK), 2. Maricar PARUNGO, 3. Nancy SATELE, 4. Jane FAUMUINA, 6. Aileen IEREMIA, 7. Mercy SEIU, 8. Diedra STEFFANY, 9. Blanche HERRERA, 10. Elcy NAOLAVOA (C), 11. Oloataua TOFAEONO, 13. Lima MAUGA.
Substitutes: 1. Maraea NAUTU (RGK), 5. Princess FEGAUIA’I, 12. Agnes SIAOSI, 14. Jodynn LIU-KUEY, 15. Faafeu AMISONE, 16. Olyanna TAASE, 17. Jessica SATELE, 18. Mykaela PAOLO, 19. Lourdes AFOA.

Coach: Ruth TUATO’O (ASA)

Cook Islands: 1. Dora IRIPA (GK), 3. Teretia TEINAKI, 4. Ngame TARINGA, 5. Tia TUIVAGA (C), 6. Esther POTORU, 7. Piri MURARE, 8. Tehinnah TATUAVA, 9. Viorangi KITE, 10. Keana MAAKA, 11. Merran MUNRO, 12. Nathalia VIKING.
Substitutes: 15. Alma NGAMETUA (RGK), 2. Lyric DAVISON, 13. Tepaeru NGAROI, 14. Etitiare TANGIRERE, 16. Ngarangi MAPU

Coach: Theresa TATUAVA (COK)

FULL TIME  | American Samoa 0-4 Cook Islands 

90’+3 Another strong build-up from Cook Islands is closed down by the American Samoa backline

90’+2 SUB ASA | Aileen IEREMIA makes room for Olyanna TAASE 

90′ Three minutes additional time

88′ SUB COK | Nathalia VIKING is replaced by Eitiare TANGIRERE 

87′ Nathalia VIKING fires the ball over the crossbar

85′ American Samoa get the ball down the other end of the park but their following attempt is sent over the crossbar

77′ GOAL!! ASA 0-4 COK | Piri MURARE finds the net from the penalty spot

77′ SUB ASA | Diedra STEFFANY is replaced by Princess FEGAUIA’I 

76′ SUB ASA | Blanche HERRERA is replaced by Tuli MAUGA 

76′ YELLOW CARD | Maricar PARUNGO is cautioned for the foul in the box 

74′ Penalty for Cook Islands after a foul on Viorangi KITE in the American Samoa box

72′ Viorangi KITE receives a ball right in front of goal but miscues the attempt allowing the American Samoa backline to clear

71′ Viorangi KITE gets a her foot on the ball in the box but falls before she can line up an attempt at goal

70′ Nathalia VIKING sends in a dangerous cross but no Cook Islands player can reach their head to the high ball

68′ SUB COK | Keane MAAKA is replaced by Ngarangi MAPU 

66′ Viorangi KITE chases a through ball but Nancy SATELE is first to it and clears the ball wide and out of play

64′ Attempts from Tehinnah TATUAVA, Keane MAAKA and Merran MUNRO are all blocked by the American Samoa backline

60′ With three defenders on her tail, Nathalia VIKING sends another attempt across the goal face and out of play

60′ Elcy NAOLAVOA has an attempt but can’t get enough angle on the ball, sending it wide and out of play

58′ Nathalia VIKING’s attempt bounces off near post and rolls across the goal face but Viorangi KITE is called offside when she runs to follow up

57′ Oloataua TOFAEONO charges through the Cook Islands backline but Dora IRIPA runs out of her box and wins the 1v1

54′ Merran MUNRO blocks a throw-in but sends the ball out of play to give American Samoa a corner kick

52′ GOAL!! ASA 0-3 COK | A long-range attempt from Ngame TARINGA drops just under the crossbar and into goal

50′ Cook Islands hold possession but can’t break through American Samoa’s backline

49′ Nathalia VIKING sends a ball into the box but no Cook Islands player can reach it before Zena FOMA’I

47′ Viorangi KITE chases her own header into the box but can’t reach the ball before Zena FOMA’I dives in

46′ Nathalia VIKING sends an attempt well wide of goal

46′ American Samoa get the second half underway

HALF TIME | American Samoa 0-2 Cook Islands 

45′ One minute additional time

44′ Nathalia VIKING smashes a clearance on the volley but sends the ball well over the American Samoa crossbar

43′ Nathalia VIKING has an attempt from outside the box but the ball drops down just behind the crossbar

38′ Oloataua TOFAEONO charges up the line but can’t get past Tia TUIVAGA

35′ Oloataua TOFAEONO charges into the box and causes trouble for the Cook Islands backline but Teretia TEINAKI manages to clear the ball

32′ SUB ASA | Mercy SEUI is replaced by Jodynn LIU-KUEY 

31′ Back-to-back attempts from Cook Islands are blocked by the American Samoa backline

30′  Piri MURARE sends an attempt just wide of the American Samoa goal

28′ Blanche HERRERA smashes a ball towards goal but it drops just over the crossbar

26′ Viorangi KITE meets the ball in the box but can’t get it under control before Zena FOMA’I dives on it

24′ Cook Islands are awarded another free kick but Ngame TARINGA sends the ball straight to Zena FOMA’I

22′ Elcy NAOLAVOA fires the free kick deep into Cook Islands’ box but Dora IRIPA comes out to collect

22′ Free kick to American Samoa after a foul from Esther POTORU

20′ GOAL!! ASA 0-2 COK | Piri MURARE converts from the penalty spot

20′ Penalty for Cook Islands after a collision in the American Samoa box

17′ Oloataua TOFAEONO meets a through ball in the attacking third but can’t get past Cook Islands’ four defenders

17′ Tehinnah TATUAVA fires another attempt straight at Zena FOMA’I

16′ Merran MUNRO sends a through ball to Tehinnah TATUAVA but the following attempt is sent straight to Zena FOMA’I

15′ Zena FOMA’I is beaten but Jane FAUMUINA runs back and makes the clearance

14′ Ngame TARINGA sends the free kick over the crossbar

14′ Free kick to Cook Islands just outside the American Samoa box

12′ American Samoa send a long ball but Dora IRIPA runs out of her box and clears it wide

11′ Nathalia VIKING sends a long range attempt well wide of the American Samoa goal

10′ Piri MURARE sends in a long range attempt but the ball drifts wide of goal

9′ Keane MAAKA charges down the line to meet a through ball but the offside call is given

8′ Piri MURARE sends in a cross but Tuli MAUGA is first to the ball and heads it to safety

6′ American Samoa pushed forward but can’t find a break in the Cook Islands backline

4′ GOAL!!! ASA 0-1 COK | Tehinnah TATUAVA taps the corner ball in at front post 

4′ Corner kick for Cook Islands

3′ Both teams battle for possession in the middle of the field

1′ Cook Islands get the match underway

Match Officials
Referee: Fina ANGELO (VAN)
Assistant Referee 1: Malaetala SALANOA (SAM)
Assistant Referee 2: Hilary OSBORN (NZL)
Fourth Official: Ben AUKWAI (SOL)


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